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Old 07-08-2017, 08:34 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by MsMarvelDuckie View Post
It was indeed. The parties have basically switched roles in the last 100 years or so. Looking back from Lincoln(or earlier) the GOP was more like the Dems are now. And vice versa. It is an interesting flip from what their platforms have been historically.
And I doubt this evolution is even finished, both parties seem to be moving into more extreme positions. Republicans seem to be slowly morphing into the alt-right, and the Democrats seem to be going into identity politics with a vengeance. Both potentially alienating their more moderate constituents, and both not seeming to care.
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